| Nov 18, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Fascinating interview on “Fresh Air” this week (you can listen to/read it here). More interesting (to me) than the analysis of tax cut winners and losers was the discussion about the evolution of GOP thinking about taxes and tax policy from...
| Apr 12, 2010
| 9:32 PM
These data points from the Center for Survey Research at the University of Washington released last week are pretty dismaying: The Tea Party, the incipient movement that claims to be committed to reining in what they perceive as big government,......
| Mar 21, 2010
HAMPTON — When the U.S. Army vacates Fort Monroe in September 2011, the historic base's custodians will be left with a small city they must build and manage.
But questions about funding for new infrastructure and daily management of the new...
| May 17, 2010
| 11:54 AM
HAMPTON – A real estate venture has formed as Fort Monroe starts a pre-leasing process for residential and commercial property on the base prior to the U.S. Army's departure in 16 months.
Bill Armbruster, Executive Director of the Fort Monroe...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 4:20 PM
In the years leading up to 1801, when Jefferson County was created, two local slaves, John and Robert, were severely punished for stealing a vest and two yards of calico.
They were sentenced to “be burned in the hand and receive 20 lashes.”...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 6:49 PM
HAMPTON — The Fort Monroe Authority has backed the creation of a national park at the historic landmark that would have a larger footprint than recommended by the National Park Service last year.
But significant parts of Fort Monroe would not be...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 2:18 PM
Governor Bob McDonnell is hitting the road this month for a series of eight town hall meetings. The first is Wednesday night in Roanoke County. It's billed as a conversation about jobs and government reform, but the meeting will also address the plan to...
| Jan 3, 2011
| 7:47 PM
Monday was moving day for Morgan Griffith.
The new Congressman from Virginia's 9th District won't take the oath of office until Wednesday, but Monday morning he was unpacking his car, and moving into the Longworth Office building...
| Jan 3, 2011
| 8:58 PM
With Morgan Griffith in Congress a special election will be held next week to decide who gets his state seat.
On Monday night candidates Ginger Mumpower and Greg Habeeb met in Salem to answer questions from voters.
Both candidates told the audience...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 5:11 PM
Republican Greb Habeeb has won the Virginia House of Delegates 8th District race over Democrat Ginger Mumpower.
Habeeb won 64 percent of the vote.
Check back later for more updates.
| Jan 11, 2011
| 7:53 PM
A Franklin County lawyer has won the special election for an open senate seat in the Virginia General Assembly.
Republican Bill Stanley won the 19th district senate race Tuesday with 62 percent of the vote, beating Democrat Hank Davis who won 38...